Top 30 Design Agencies Report Announced by Agency Spotter


ATLANTA, April 3, 2019 – For its latest Top 30 Design Agencies Report, the B2B ratings and review authority Agency Spotter ranked over 3,200 design agencies based on verified client reviews, credentials, focus areas, related expertise and project work.

Insight on the Winning Design Agencies:

  • 73% are mid-sized agencies
  • 27% are small-sized agencies
  • 17% are women-owned
  • 13% are located in New York, NY
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These top design agencies work with some of the world’s most notable companies including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Facebook, McDonald’s, Under Armour, and Verizon.

Agenda earned first place on Agency Spotter’s Top 30 Design Agencies Report for April 2019. Agenda is a minority-owned, independent agency that believes in helping brands on the cusp of change go to market. 

Based in New York, NY, Agenda spans branding, graphic/communication and marketing strategy. Their team is comprised of former client-side marketers, creative technologists and incisive artists with diverse backgrounds that deliver fresh, results-driven solutions for their clients. 

Andy Milk, co-founder of Ascender Studios, states, “They provide highly detailed specifications and requirements for our efforts together and we always feel like an extension of their team…”

Agenda’s clients include Abbott, Boeing, Heineken, Samsung, and Turner.

“They provide highly detailed specifications and requirements for our efforts together and we always feel like an extension of their team…”
– Andy Milk, Co-Founder, Ascender Studios​

Taxi Studio placed second on this Top 30 Design Agencies Report. Located in Bristol, U.K., this brand design agency is driven by fearless creativity which stems from a fervent belief that courage and collaboration deliver success.

Their diverse skill set includes brand strategy, NPD and brand guidelines and print and production management, all of which attract a wide variety of clients, from start-ups to global household names. Some of Taxi Studio’s clients include Clarks, Nestlé, NESTEA and POLO.

Top 30 Design Agencies, March 2019

thinklabRank Agency Name
1. Agenda
2. Taxi Studio
3. Lazy Snail Design
4. CMA Brand Presence & Design
5. Momentum Design Lab
6. Next/Now
7. SLEEP | WALK | FILMS
8. Kworq
9. Actualize Marketing
10. Creative Deviants
11. Simple Story
12. Ruckus
13. ArtVersion
14. WonderWild
15. Modo Modo Agency
16. Formation Design Group
17. thinklab
18. THRIVE
19. Coho Creative
20. Sociallyin
21. SmashBrand
22. Alskar Design
23. Creative Tonic
24. Zero Studios
25. Black Bear Design
26. Magnani
27. Brand Kitchen
28. Porchlight
29. Maycreate
30. Open Mind Studios

Explore the full Top 30 Marketing Agencies Report, including verified client reviews, project work, and more.

The top marketing agencies were selected based on Agency Spotter’s proprietary research methodology, which uses their websites’ extensive data along with qualitative and quantitative insights to evaluate many factors including each company’s qualifications, experience level, positioning and client feedback.

Agency Spotter’s top agency research reports are issued on a regular basis and are continuing to roll out across more than a dozen service areas. Interested companies are encouraged to claim their agency or apply to get listed and review the report methodology to be evaluated for future coverage.

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Mingu Lee

Marketing Manager at Agency Spotter
Mingu brings agency-side experience from the public relations and marketing industry. At Agency Spotter, Mingu is driving new users to the platform and helping make sure agency customers find success. Ask him about his passion for content creation, sports, and basketball.